digital object

A digital object in a digital library is the textual or multimedia data and the metadata.

Formally, a digital object DO is a quadruple (h,SM,ST,SS) where

  1. 1.

    hH, where H is a set of universally unique handles (labels);

  2. 2.

    SM={sm1,sm2,,smn} is a set of streams;

  3. 3.

    ST={st1,st2,,stm} is a set of structural metadata specifications; and

  4. 4.

    SS={stsm1,stsm2,,stsmp} is a set of Structured Streams functions defined from the streams in SM and from the structuresMathworldPlanetmath in ST.

Title digital object
Canonical name DigitalObject
Date of creation 2013-03-22 15:30:38
Last modified on 2013-03-22 15:30:38
Owner CWoo (3771)
Last modified by CWoo (3771)
Numerical id 11
Author CWoo (3771)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 00A20